Company Overview:

At Nuance, we are hard at work creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do. As a leading provider of voice and natural language understanding solutions, we design the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology. We partner with the best and largest companies around the world – including banks, hospitals, airlines, carriers, and car manufacturers – to improve service, make their businesses and products run more smoothly, and create a better experience for their customers. Built into contemporary systems, our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate, reduce complicated processes into simple ones, and, above all, empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.

Our solutions make people’s lives easier at home, in the office, and on-the-go, so that they can spend their time on the things that matter most to them.

Aperçu de l’entreprise:

Chez Nuance, nous travaillons avec acharnement et passion à la création d’un monde où la technologie pense et agit de la façon dont les humains le font. À titre de chef de file en matière de solutions de compréhension de la voix et du langage naturel, nous concevons des outils permettant une interaction plus humaine, naturelle et intuitive avec la technologie. Nous collaborons avec les entreprises les plus reconnues du monde entier incluant des banques, des hôpitaux, des compagnies aériennes, des transporteurs et constructeurs automobiles afin d’améliorer la qualité de leur service, de rendre leur production et leur fonctionnement plus harmonieux, et d’assurer une meilleure expérience client. Intégrée aux systèmes modernes, notre technologie agile est basée sur des analyses et des algorithmes avancés donnant vie à l’inanimé, transformant les processus complexes en processus simples et, surtout, offrant à l’Homme la capacité d'interagir avec les appareils connectés et le monde numérique autour d'eux.

Nos solutions facilitent le quotidien de leurs usagers à la maison, au bureau, sur la route, et ce, leur permettant ainsi de consacrer plus de temps à ce qui est essentiel pour eux.

Job Summary:

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Implement new algorithms and product features
  • Improve speed, footprint and scability of the system in various platforms
  • Run system tests, analyze test results and/or customer reported issues, locate problem areas, find root causes and fix issues
  • Support other engineers for system integration and application development

Required Skills:

  • Strong algorithmic and software skill, especially in Object Oriented (Java or C++) and in designing architectures that generalize well
  • Working knowledge in speech recognition, natural language processing, dialog management and artificial intelligence in general
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Accomplished coder – can realize research ideas effectively
  • Experience running configuration experiments for ease-of-deployment proof-of-concept
  • Experience running accuracy experiments and systematically improving performance
  • Should be able to take initiative, but also follow a plan and work well as part of a team

Preferred Skills:

  • Additional skills (C++, JavaScript, Docker, hibernate, python, tomcat, REST, git)
  • Knowledge representation & ontology design and development (json, XML, OWL, SparQL)
  • Experience with statistical modeling in speech recognition, natural language processing and dialog systems
  • Machine learning
  • Data mining and keen interest in research

Education:

  • Degree in computer science, computational linguistics, EE, math or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced degree (MS/PhD) in the above listed field are preferred

Levels will be determined based on candidate qualifications

Additional Information:

What we offer!

Unique environment for collaborative teamwork on cutting-edge technology:

  • Location is in the heart of downtown
  • Flexible hours
  • Transit reimbursement and parking
  • Contributing to and collaborating with international teams that drive innovation

Competitive benefit package:

  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • 10 paid sick days
  • Bonus Plan, Group RRSP, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Award-winning Top Employer:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – 6 consecutive years
  • Montreal’s Top Employers – 6 consecutive years
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - 2 consecutive years

Ce que nous offrons!

Un environnement unique et collaboratif où vous travaillez avec les technologies de pointe:

  • Situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal
  • Horaire flexible
  • Allocation de transport en commun et de stationnement
  • Travail de concert avec des équipes à l’international afin de repousser les limites de l’innovation

Programme d’avantages sociaux concurrentiel:

  • 4 semaines de vacances
  • 10 congés de maladies payés
  • Régime de bonus annuel, REER collectif, Régimes de participation différée aux bénéfices (RPDB), Régime de rachat d’action pour les employés

Gagnant de prix à titre de meilleurs employeurs:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – pour 6 années consécutives
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - pour 2 années consécutives

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